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Periodontal disease may be key initiator of rheumatoid arthritis

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: In recent years, increasing attention has been given to aspects of oral health in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), ...

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Opening ceremony: ROOTS SUMMIT 2018 makes an auspicious beginning

BERLIN, Germany: The 2018 ROOTS SUMMIT, the leading global symposium for endodontology, is taking place until 1 July and was today ceremonially opened by ...

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Interview: ROOTS SUMMIT is about “people that have a passion for saving teeth”

BERLIN, Germany: At the 2018 ROOTS SUMMIT, being held until 1 July, Dental Tribune Online met with Dr Stephen Buchanan, who is a diplomate of the American ...

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Systematic overview improves understanding of periimplantitis

PHILADELPHIA, U.S.: Implant-retained prostheses are now a preferable substitute to conventional dentures because they are more comfortable, stable and ...

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COLTENE to acquire dental companies SciCan and MICRO-MEGA

ALTSTÄTTEN, Switzerland: COLTENE, an internationally leading developer and manufacturer of dental equipment and materials, has signed an agreement to ...

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Tax on sugary beverages positively affects oral health

BRISBANE , Australia: Despite a clear causal link between frequent consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) and dental disease, little is known about...

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Reports indicate government ready to extend HPV vaccination to boys

LONDON, UK: Recently, the British Dental Association (BDA), alongside partner organisations, has called upon the Department of Health and Social Care to ...

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Interview: “Are your workflows perio-friendly and efficient?”

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: In an interview, CAMLOG Biotechnologies Brand Manager Dr Annika Meyer talked about the characteristics of a perio-friendly and ...

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Optimised diet for oral health reduces gingivitis

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Generally, a diet low in refined carbohydrates is associated with positive consequences for overall health and for oral health in ...

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Link between oral and general health discussed at scientific symposium

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Ahead of the company’s participation at EuroPerio9, Philips Oral Healthcare recently hosted its 11th Global KOL Symposium in ...

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Surprising dental health inequalities found between foreign‐ and UK‐born adults

LONDON, UK: Migration patterns in the UK have changed tremendously in the last two decades owing to ease of global travel, asylum seekers from conflict ...

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Henry Schein signs partnership agreement with International College of Dentists

MELVILLE, N.Y., U.S.: Henry Schein recently announced that it has entered into a new partnership agreement with the International College of Dentists (ICD) ...

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Prevalence of MIH exceeds that of dental caries among children in Germany

BERLIN, Germany: Enamel fractures of freshly erupted molars that appear porous, hypersensitivity of the affected teeth and continued loss of fillings—this...

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Dental products to receive design awards at Red Dot Gala

ESSEN, Germany: The global design scene will honour the best designers and manufacturers of this year with the Red Dot Award: Product Design on 9 July. ...

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No implantology without periodontology

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Some things do belong together: just as yin needs yang, implantology needs periodontology. At EuroPerio9, W&H will present its NIWOP...

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Nine months to go until IDS 2019

COLOGNE, Germany: The 38th International Dental Show (IDS), the most important trade fair for dentistry in the world, will take place from 12 to 16 March ...

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Application of electric field during formation increases plasticity of dental ceramics

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., U.S.: While inherently strong, most ceramics tend to fracture suddenly when just slightly strained under a load unless this is done ...

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Dental leaders request extension of HPV vaccination programme

LONDON, UK: The incidence of throat cancer caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV)—one of the most difficult to diagnose and treat—in the UK has ...

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Irish dental service system prevents dentists from providing adequate care

DUBLIN, Ireland: A recent survey conducted by the Irish Dental Association (IDA) has found that the majority of dentists have no confidence in the Dental ...

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Planmeca Emerald intra-oral scanner now compatible with Ortho Caps

HELSINKI, Finland: Planmeca, one of the world’s leading dental equipment manufacturers, has announced that the Planmeca Emerald intra-oral scanner can now...

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New coating prevents bacterial growth on dental appliances

SEOUL, South Korea: According to the American Association of Orthodontists , more than five million people seek orthodontic treatments each year in the US ...

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Straumann Group and Zirkonzahn USA announce collaboration in US and Canada

BASEL, Switzerland: The Straumann Group, a global leader in tooth replacement, and Zirkonzahn USA, one of the world’s leading suppliers of CAD/CAM-based ...

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Planmed Verity utilised at 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Denmark

COPENHAGEN/HERNING, Denmark: Planmed, which is part of Planmeca Group, provided its improved Planmed Verity CBCT scanner to the 2018 IIHF (International Ice...

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Poor dental health may indicate diabetes risk

CHICAGO, U.S.: An interaction between diabetes and oral health has been investigated by numerous studies, and according to U.S. researchers, a link between...

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Impaired cognitive function is a risk indicator for dental caries

DUNEDIN, New Zealand: There is higher prevalence of cognitive and physical impairments among older people that can adversely affect their oral self-care and...

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Fossil molars offer insight into kangaroo ancestors

UPPSALA, Sweden: Kangaroos are icons of Australia’s unique living fauna whose earliest ancestry has yet to be discovered. However, using archaeological ...

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Fluoride varnish in primary dentition positively affects caries prevention

COLOGNE, Germany: Whereas caries in adults and adolescents in Germany is declining, research has found that about 14 per cent of 3-year-olds in the country ...

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Dinosaur teeth give insight into their feeding habits

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., US: Recent research has offered a new understanding of dinosaurs’ feeding behaviour by means of their tooth wear. Predatory, bird-like ...

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Bacteria boost antifungal drug resistance in severe childhood dental caries

PHILADELPHIA, U.S.: Some young children experience severe dental caries that resists normal therapies. According to a recent study carried out by ...

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Second face transplant operation in Nordic countries performed in Finland

HELSINKI, Finland: The second face transplant procedure in the history of the Nordic countries was performed earlier this year in the Hospital District of ...

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